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Near New Richmond in Crawford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Brown Tannery

 
 
John Brown Tannery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
1. John Brown Tannery Marker
Inscription. John Brown of Ossawatomie and Harper's Ferry worked here as a tanner, 1825-35. The nearby house was then his home. His first wife and son are buried near.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 43.143′ N, 79° 57.023′ W. Marker is near New Richmond, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on John Brown Road 0.2 miles south of Pennsylvania Route 77, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Across the road from the old foundation for the Tannery. Marker is in this post office area: Guys Mills PA 16327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Brown's Tannery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 7.9 miles away); Cambridge Springs (approx. 8 miles away); Alliance College (approx. 8 miles away); McGill House (approx. 10.2 miles away); Bishop James M. Thoburn (approx. 10.7 miles away); Hillcrest (approx. 10.8 miles away); Allegheny College (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  John Brown - Civil War Biography. (Submitted on December 15, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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John Brown Tannery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
2. John Brown Tannery Marker
Photo taken looking north on John Brown Road toward junction with PA Route 77.
John Brown Tannery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
3. John Brown Tannery Marker
Across the road from the marker is the old foundation of Brown's Tannery.
John Brown Tannery image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
4. John Brown Tannery
Remains of the old foundation of the Tannery.
John Brown Home & Museum image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
5. John Brown Home & Museum
Across from the old foundation is the home and John Brown Museum and old family cemetery.
John Brown Tannery image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
6. John Brown Tannery
An old photo from another marker on how the Tannery looked a few years before it burned down.
John Brown Tannery Stone Monument image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
7. John Brown Tannery Stone Monument
A Stone Monument about John Brown in front of the old foundation.
John Brown Tannery Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 25, 2009
8. John Brown Tannery Plaque
Plaque on side of the old foundation.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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